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Cambria Hotel Boston Downtown

6 W Broadway, Boston, MA 02127-1016
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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#78 of 95 hotels in Boston
Travellers' Choice
Experience Southie at the new Cambria® Hotel Boston Downtown. This upscale hotel is casually curated for the modern traveler and influenced by its neighborhood, the local art scene, and the natural scenery of New England. Sip expertly signature cocktails while taking in stunning views from our rooftop bar which will inspire you to Explore Everywhere by walking through the epicenter of Boston’s tech hub and to the Seaport District. The famous Boston "T" at the Broadway MBTA Station, right outside of the hotel entrance, connecting you to all of parts of Boston & Cambridge. Locally sourced and in season fare is available in the lobby restaurant, a state-of-the-art fitness center, contemporary guest rooms and 4000 sq ft of naturally-lit event space will provide guests with an experience unlike any other hotel in the Boston area. Experience Southie. Explore Everywhere.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
24-hour security
Breakfast available
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Seating area
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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91Great for walkers
Grade: 91 out of 100
182Restaurantswithin 1 km
26Attractionswithin 1 km
84Reviews5Q+A12Room tips
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Brieonna R wrote a review Feb 2021
6 contributions1 helpful vote
This is an update to my previous review titled “Comfortable room, horrible valet”. While I stand by my previous claims that the room was clean, comfortable and spacious, sadly, I must now critique the customer service. This hotel has the ambiance of a 5-star hotel with the customer service of a motel. From check in to now what is months after my stay, the experience has been less than desirable. My stay was booked on orbitz.com in September where it was paid in full. When I checked in to the hotel on October 9th, it had not been disclosed to me that my reservation was not found in their system. After my trip was completed, I was surprised to find that my card had been charged for the full price of the room. When I called the hotel to address this issue I was told to take it up with Orbitz and that a refund could not be issued from the hotel. I then called Orbitz who refunded me the full amount of my stay seeing as I had paid the hotel in full directly, albeit in error due to the hotel’s confusion. Unbeknownst to me, the hotel decided they could indeed offer me a refund and did so without notice. Now we are here in February where I have once again been charged for my stay from the hotel. It has taken 6 months to pay for a weekend trip that was already PAID FOR. This entire experience has turned in to a tremendous pain and inconvenience. I cannot in good conscience recommend this hotel. I wish I had looked more closely at some of the negative reviews and I urge you to do the same. My findings during my stay were pretty accurate in reflecting what I had read. However, I was lured in by their “newness” and trendy appearance. I wish I had stayed at a more reputable hotel chain that I was familiar with. To top it off, the $50 a day 35+ minute wait (if you can even find someone to help you) valet only adds insult to injury. While I would love to visit Boston again, this hotel will not be part of my next visit.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Humulus123 wrote a review Nov 2020
Brooklyn, New York114 contributions23 helpful votes
Hi there. I’ve booked hotel for holidays. The prose was extremely low as 64$ per night. Good location, but problems start at the front desk. They quote for parking was 50$ per night. It’s too highly even for Manhattan. When I asked stuff, are there any public valet or parking in this area, nobody helped me with this question. But I found parking next street and it’s for free on Sunday and Saturday, and you can park there after 7pm on working days.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
3 Helpful votes
Tom01 wrote a review Oct 2020
papillion, ne55 contributions7 helpful votes
Calling to the hotel about one week prior to arrival revealed a lower price than I had booked months ago. I was informed of the change and was able to cancel the previous reservations and lock in the new price. The room was very well appointed, with lots of modern décor. Bathroom was glass enclosed with tiles throughout the room and shower area. Bed was very comfortable and extra pillows were a plus. One problem we encountered was the air conditioner in the room was not working and it was quite warm ever after lowering the thermostat. A call to the front desk was promptly addressed, and not being able to correct the situation, a new room was assigned to us with little interruption to our daily plan. Nick was very helpful with all aspects of our price change and the problem with the room assignment. He made our arrival quick and easy, which was greatly appreciated! The Cambria is a wonderful hotel, this being the second one we have tried, and both were affordable and well designed.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Room Tip: Some rooms face the train depot, if you don't want to see that out your window, mention it.
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Brie wrote a review Oct 2020
3 contributions
We just checked out today as part of a weekend trip to visit Boston/Salem. To start, the room was very clean. The bed was comfortable and the bathroom was a decent size. We were very close to another building where we got front row seats to a beer pong tournament every night. This was easily resolved by the large blackout curtain. The hotel was also accessible to a few restaurants, our favorite being Worden Hall which was just a few steps from the hotel. Now for the negative...the parking... There’s really nowhere nearby to park your car overnight(or for longer than two hours) so we had to use the valet. It’s $50 a night which we felt was a rip off for the service we received. The driveway is very small so only 2-3 cars can fit at a time and a valet attendant was hardly ever available. We had to wait up to 35 minutes for the car each time we wanted to leave and this is after calling the front desk 20 minutes ahead. Each time the person at the desk acted like they didn’t know we called. It was really frustrating and we almost lost some reservations because of it. Otherwise the hotel was pretty close to everything we wanted to see and only a 35 min drive from Salem. Very convenient and comfortable for what it was.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
mplstravel wrote a review Oct 2020
Minneapolis, Minnesota281 contributions227 helpful votes
The hotels rooms are actually nice at this property, but the management and staff and so bad I frankly can't believe it hasn't been closed. I will save people from all the gory details, but essentially I bought a package deal and the hotel employee at check-in said she has never heard of it. I was made to jump through crazy hoops to prove that it existed, only to ultimately be told I would need to contact corporate for any refund. They follow the adage, "The customer is never right."
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Date of stay: October 2020
5 Helpful votes
US$122 - US$370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesMassachusettsBostonSouth Boston
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cambria Hotel Boston Downtown
Which popular attractions are close to Cambria Hotel Boston Downtown?
Nearby attractions include Shear Madness (1.2 km), Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum (1.2 km), and Boston Children's Museum (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cambria Hotel Boston Downtown?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Cambria Hotel Boston Downtown?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Cambria Hotel Boston Downtown?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Cambria Hotel Boston Downtown?
Yes, secured parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cambria Hotel Boston Downtown?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mike & Patty's, Flour Bakery & Cafe, and Ostra.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cambria Hotel Boston Downtown?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Cambria Hotel Boston Downtown?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Cambria Hotel Boston Downtown offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Cambria Hotel Boston Downtown?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site (6.8 km), The Printing Office of Edes & Gill (1.9 km), and Old North Church & Historic Site (2.6 km).